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Temas em Psicologia

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CARLOMAGNO, Lívia Lopes Lucas; NATIVIDADE, Jean Carlos; OLIVEIRA, Manoela Ziebell de  e  HUTZ, Claudio Simon. Relationships between creativity, hope, optimism and work performance. Temas psicol. [online]. 2014, vol.22, n.2, pp. 497-508. ISSN 1413-389X.

Job performance in organizations refers to the real behaviors exhibited by employees to achieve the expectations of success of organizations. The relevance of these behaviors for organizational success is evident and, therefore, we observe a great concern in promoting them. One of the requirements to promote job performance is to learn what variables are related to it. This study aimed to elucidate the relationship between job performance, hope, optimism and creativity, and also test a model to predict job performance based on these variables. The participants were 194 employees from six private companies, working in sales and credit recovery functions. The results indicated positive correlations between performance, hope, optimism and creativity. When the variables were taken together hope and creativity were those able to predict performance. The results suggest that stimulating creative potential and the development of hope among employees is essential to reach a superior organizational performance and help individuals to flourish.

Palavras-chave : Job performance; hope; optimism; creativity.

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